Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor in Public Administration in the Department of Politics and Public Administration

University of Hong Kong
  • Location
    Hong Kong
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Sep 01

Position description

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor in Public Administration in the Department of Politics and Public Administration (Ref: 522868), to commence in January 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract. Exceptionally outstanding candidates at the Associate Professor level may be considered for appointment on direct tenure terms subject to the University's approval.

The Department of Politics and Public Administration has played a leading role in Politics and Public Administration research and education since its establishment in 1970. The Department offers three highly successful taught postgraduate programmes - Master of Public Administration (MPA), Master in International and Public Affairs (MIPA), and Doctor of Public Administration (DPA)-as well as a thriving undergraduate programme. More information about the Department can be obtained at https://ppa.hku.hk/


Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree and demonstrate achievements of excellence in research and teaching. While the areas of specialization are open, we are particularly interested in scholars capable of interdisciplinary research on the regulatory and governance issues of AI technologies, digital ethics, data science, smart city innovation, sustainable development, and/or environmental governance. Applicants from other areas, such as public policy process, public sector management, social innovation and entrepreneurship, regulation, philanthropy and nonprofit management, and policy analysis are also welcome.  We are open to different theoretical approaches and value methodological diversity. We are committed to upgrading our expertise in quantitative and experimental methods and welcome applicants with the relevant skills. 

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